Bee Time: What Can We Learn From the Demise Of Bees?

  • Mark Winston, Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University
    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC

    Saturday, December 3, 8:15-9:30 pm
    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
  • Winston220px.jpgMark Winston

    Professor Winston is the recipient of the 2015 Governor-General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction for his book Bee Time: Lessons From the Hive. One of the world’s leading experts on bees and pollination, Dr. Winston has had an illustrious career researching, teaching and writing on bees and agriculture, environmental issues and science policy. He directed Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue for 12 years, where he achieved international recognition as a distinguished Canadian educator specializing in creating leadership development opportunities for students that allow them to contribute to social change in communities. As an award-winning writer and editor, Dr. Winston works with students as well as scientists, other professionals and writers to develop proposals and manuscripts for non-fiction writing, from newspaper opinion pieces to books.

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December 3rd, 2016 from  8:15 PM to 12:30 AM
Lecture Hall No. 2
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
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